Golf News for Tuesday, January 13, 2009
"We're honored to be recognized by Travel + Leisure Golf as one of 'America's Top 100 Golf Communities' and feel it reflects our dedication to providing a lush, amenity-laden community for our members and residents," said Silvia Lalinde, director of membership and marketing of Dataw Island Club. [... more » ]
"We are privileged ... to have the opportunity to hear insights from one of the golf industry's pioneers and most revered businessmen," said Andrea Sartori, head of KPMG's Golf Advisory Practice in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMA). [... more » ]
Johnson Wagner and Trevor Immelman completed their first rounds with impressive eagles. Zach Johnson and Adam Scott joined the leaderboard with eagles the next day and Anthony Kim the final day. [... more » ]
"Ka'anapali is thrilled to welcome this outstanding field of golfers to our course," said Ed Kageyama, PGA General Manager of Ka'anapali. "We look forward to a wonderful weekend of unforgettable golf." [... more » ]
"Many marquee customers have been asking for our timeless looks in a variety of fabric types," said Ralph Dunning, company founder. "A true sportswear collection from a brand with an authentic golf heritage." [... more » ]
Johnson & Wales University's (JWU) Golf Management Program will sponsor a media reception in the International Network of Golf (ING) Hospitality Room at the PGA Merchandise Show on Thursday, January 29. [... more » ]
Highlighted by the premium Versatility Series, the Country Club Series, the Designer Series and the Player's Towel, all models in the Devant Sport Towels 2009 line offer unique customization technology. [... more » ]
"Cathy has outstanding leadership skills and understands in a very fundamental way how to provide beginners and experienced golfers alike with a meaningful connection to the game," said Steve Mona, CEO World Golf Foundation. [... more » ]
"I must have done something right over the past 60 years to be recognized for the Past President's Award for Lifetime Achievement. I am honored to receive these awards and appreciate the acknowledgement," said Burkholder. [... more » ]
"Scott's track record and experience at Black Gold Golf Club will be a tremendous asset in his new role as general manager," said KemperSports CEO Steve Skinner. "We are confident in his abilities to lead." [... more » ]
"Ron Chalmers has been very influential and committed to clubfitters for years and is certain to help Accra open up markets and expand our distribution," said Dave Makarucha (Accra/PGMC - Partner). [... more » ]
"It has been a pleasure having Jaime on our staff while he is attending the University of Arizona in pursuit of his degree," said Mark Salisbury, Superintendent of Grounds for the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort. [... more » ]
"Like the Sandler brand, success on the golf course, especially at the high level of play on the PGA Tour, is founded on the same commitment to excellence," said Dave Mattson, CEO of Sandler Training. [... more » ]
"We have to align our resources appropriately to meet the unique challenges ahead," said Mark King, TMaG chief executive officer and president. "That means taking a variety of critical actions." [... more » ]
"KemperSports are among the reasons Chambers Bay was awarded two of golf's most prestigious championships less than a year after opening," said Pierce County Executive John Ladenburg. [... more » ]
"Jeff [Schmid] is a superb instructor," said Matt Payne, Head Professional at Victoria Hills. "The Victoria Hills Golf Academy is a terrific value for anyone who wants to become a better golfer." [... more » ]
Six years ago, PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem didn't support the idea of golf becoming an Olympic sport. Now he's had a change of heart. [... more » ]
In "Getting into Guinness," Larry Olmsted uncovers the wild stories, and crazy personalities, behind some of the people so desperate to get their names and feats into the record books. He knows the subject well. [... more » ]